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Welcome to Oxford Academic Health Partners website

Oxford Academic Health Partners is the new name for the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre recently designated by NIHR and NHSE/I following formal competition.  The designation is from 1 April 2020 and is for five years.  The application document which contains a great deal of information about the work and plans for the OAHP can be found here Oxford Academic Health Partners application for designation 2020

The following are the Partners making up OAHP which also links and works closely with the Oxford Academic Health Science Network

  • Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust;
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust;
  • Oxford Brookes University; and
  • the University of Oxford

This image shows the Partners of the Oxford Academic Health Partners and describes the key areas that the Board, chaired by Professor Sir John Bell, is responsible for. It also shows the associated NIHR bodies which are so important across the local health system

As shown above, the Oxford Academic Health Science Network is also a key partner, ensuring that OAHP’s work can be disseminated across the wider Region and working with the AHSN Network and other AHSCs, spreading across England and beyond.

More detailed information on the Board and Governance arrangements can be found here.

In addition, the AHSC Partners have established a Registered Charity, the Oxford Academic Health Partners, to support the community in the achievement of its aims and objectives.  In particular, staff working within the OAHP will have an opportunity to apply for travel/study grants in support of their own learning objectives and in support of the goals of the OAHP.

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